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Is It Time for an Oil Change in Butler, PA?

January 29, 2016

Oil changes are seen by many people as the single most basic aspect of routine preventative auto maintenance. While putting off an oil change in Butler, PA won’t have an immediately noticeable impact on your vehicle, those who put off an oil change once are likely to be repeat offenders. So how can you know it’s time for an oil change? For starters, if you can’t remember the last time you had your oil changed… it’s probably past time. But there are also some other clues you can look for, such as a louder engine or a “check engine” light... View Article

Know What to Expect from Your PA State Inspection in Butler, PA

January 22, 2016

To better ensure safety on Pennsylvania’s roads, an annual state safety inspection is required for all vehicles. If you’ve recently moved to the state, or if you’ve never previously brought a vehicle in for a PA state inspection in Butler, PA, here’s what you can look forward to: The technician will verify that you own your vehicle, and that it’s properly insured. They’ll perform an external inspection of the vehicle, including the windshield, windows, mirrors, doors, fenders, hood, trunk, flooring, bumpers, lights, gas cap and shock absorbers. They’ll perform an internal inspection, which covers the steering column, indicator lights, horn,... View Article

Three Winter Maintenance Tips from Your Auto Mechanic in Butler, PA

January 15, 2016

With winter temperatures frequently well below freezing and snow a very common sight all season long, you don’t want to find yourself stranded with car trouble at this time of the year—particularly if the problem could’ve been prevented with a little forethought. Here are three important maintenance tips to keep in mind as you wait for warmer weather: Take care of schedule service: Scheduled maintenance like oil changes, tire rotation and filter replacement should be taken care of on a regular basis per the recommendations of your vehicle’s manufacturer. Putting off recommended maintenance is like tempting fate—don’t do it! Have... View Article

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